The Staff

Jay Judge, Senior Editor/Visuals

Judge oversees visuals – photo and video – and the design and copy desks for The Baltimore Sun, The (Annapolis) Capital, Carroll County Times and Baltimore Sun Media Group weeklies and magazines. Before coming to Baltimore in 1997, he worked at The Times of Northwest Indiana, Vincennes Sun-Commercial and the Greensburg (Ind.) Daily News. He is a graduate from Indiana University.

Jerry Jackson, Senior Visuals Content Editor, Photo

Jackson has been a photo editor for The Baltimore Sun since 1996. Prior to moving to Baltimore, he worked as a photo editor for the now defunct Houston Post and at the Union Democrat in Sonora, California. Jackson studied fine art at Mississippi State University and photojournalism at the University of Missouri. » See Jerry’s posts.

Emma Patti Harris, Senior Visuals Content Editor, Video

Patti Harris leads on-and-off platform video initiatives for The Baltimore Sun. Prior to The Sun, Emma worked in web design and management for Baltimore magazine, Bethesda Magazine and Arlington Magazine. She also was a photo editor and video producer at Washington Magazine. Emma is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Photojournalism and Multimedia.» See Emma’s posts.

Amy Davis, Photographer

Staff Photographer at The Baltimore Sun since 1987. Staff Photographer and Graphics Editor, The Record, Hackensack, N.J., 1980-1987. » See Amy’s photos.

Karl Merton Ferron, Photographer

Sun photojournalist since July, 1984. » See Karl’s photos.

Lloyd Fox, Photographer

Graduated from the University of Delaware. Before working at The Baltimore Sun, Fox worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer as a stringer and then contract photographer. He also freelanced for United Press International at that time. Fox started working as a staff photographer for The Sun in 1990.

Barbara Haddock Taylor, Photographer

Taylor has been a photographer at the Baltimore Sun since 1984. A graduate of Ohio University, she earned a Master of Science degree in journalism. Some of her most interesting assignments include a six week journey throughout Russia, documenting the changes brought on by the fall of communism; a story about the oldest then-living pair of conjoined twins, women who were joined at the head; and a week in Memphis during an anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley.

Kim Hairston, Photographer

Hairston joined the Baltimore Sun photography staff in 1988 after completing a summer internship.

Kenneth K. Lam, Photographer

Lam has been a photojournalist with the Baltimore Sun since 1989.

Algerina Perna, Photographer

Algerina Perna began her career as a photojournalist for The Baltimore Sun in 1987, first as an intern and subsequently as a freelancer before being hired in 1988. She received a Master of Arts in photojournalism from Ohio University in 1992. While most assignments are within Maryland, Perna has traveled to neighboring states as well as Utah, Missouri, New Jersey and New York for the paper. Other photo assignments have taken her to Rome, Moscow and Azerbaijan. »See Algerina’s photos.

Kevin Richardson, Video editor

Responsible for creating videos and multimedia stories for He is assigned to cover the Baltimore Ravens, Orioles and high school sports, but his work can be seen throughout the website. In addition to his responsibilities in the newsroom, he also produce multimedia presentations for corporate communications and employee meetings.

Denise Sanders, Photo technician

Sanders has been a photo technician at The Baltimore Sun since 1992 and has enjoyed the constant challenges and new experiences that come with working at a daily newspaper. She is a graduate of Loyola University with a BA in Communications specializing in Photojournalism.

Jeffrey F. Bill, Director of Photography, Baltimore Sun Media Group

As Director of Photography for the Baltimore Sun Media Group, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, daily departmental functions such as Assignment Editor, coordinating assignments for the staff photographers as they are requested from reporters and their editors, and general Picture Editor, editing picture content for The Sun’s community newspaper group.

Jen Rynda, Photographer

Jen Rynda is a photographer for the The Baltimore Sun community newspapers. She moved to Baltimore last year after working at The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, New York since 2006. Jen loves to photograph and shoot video of pretty much anything that moves.

Brian Krista, Photographer

Brian Krista has been a staff photographer with the Patuxent Publishing division of the Baltimore Sun Media Group since 2011. Before that he served as Images Editor for b (free daily) when it began in 2008. His photojournalism career began in 1998 at Homestead Publishing in Harford County.

Kalani Gordon, Darkroom Producer

Gordon is a multimedia journalist social media producer at The Baltimore Sun. A University of North Texas photojournalism grad, Gordon has been most recently spent time as a do-it-all multimedia journalist at Dallas Morning News and Amarillo Magazine in Texas and as a digital editor at The Evening Sun in Hanover, Pa. » See Kalani’s posts.

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